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Abafazi be Ngoma-Vavasati Festival

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Event Type: On Stage, Dance

Abafazi be Ngoma is a piece created by 10 women, who celebrate African music through drums, dance, marimba, poem and song. They focus on recreating legendary music by the likes of Miriam Makeba, Letta Mbuli, Brenda Fassie etc.

Abafazi be Ngoma takes us through the journey of struggles, pains, joys and achievements of South Africans also celebrating life and time of Winnie Mandela , featuring songs such as " Not yet Uhuru " ( Letta Mbuli ), " too late for mama" ( Brenda Fassie) and " pata pata " ( Miriam Makeba )

This piece seeks to inspire women from all walks of life and bring back what once united the South African Nation, this is achieved by using African indiginous instruments such as the marimbas, drums, mbira etc.This dramatic piece creates an intense, rythmic,driving, angu

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All Ages
All Ages
Ticket Collection
Tickets can be collected from the theatre box office which opens 1 hour before start of show.
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Doors open
11h00 : 1 August 2018

19h00 :10 August 2018
1 h
1 hour , no interval

Safe parking available in garages which may be accessed from the corner of Church and Prinsloo, or from Pretorius Street, between the theatre and ABSA. Once in the garage, the Opera and Drama auditoria can be accessed by lift.
The State Theatre is easily accessible for disabled patrons. Special parking bays are located near the lifts in the basement parking and all theatres are accessible by lifts and have ramps and special toilet facilities.


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